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F, JUNE 8, 1946

THlE MIC IC A N DATLY

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Boys' Camp
To Be Project
Of Assembly
Coeds Will Sponsor Annual
Fresh Air Tag Day Next Year;
Funds To Provide Equipment
Assembly has chosen as its pro-
ject for 1946-47 the University Fresh
Air Camp, according to Phyllis Pet-
tit, Assembly projects chairman.
The 'organization will sponsor the
annual Fresh Air Camp Tag Day, anc
will inaugurate other projects to as-
sist in providing more much-needed
equipment for the benefit of the
campers.
Social Affairs Planned
Tentative plans made by Assembly
include a fall dance, picnics and
other social affairs, Miss Pettit said.
"We hope to be able to contribute
enough to the camp so that the prop-
erty will be available to student
groups for various types of projects
and entertainments," she said.
with board and lodging by the Uni-
versity, muc addition
Although campers are provided with
board and lodging by the Univer-
sity, much additional equipment, es-
pecially for sports, is needed by the
boys who attend.
Other plans for the camp as out-
lined by Miss Pettit include a picnic
combined with a work .drive, with
University students assisting in the
fixing and renovation of camp prop-
erty. The work day will be followed
by a picnic or dance.
Needy Boys Attend
Established 26 years ago by the
University, the camp is attended each
summer by boys from 9 to 13 years
of age. They are given several weeks
of rest, play, and healthful food and
exercises. Campers are chosen from
among needy boys living in Detroit
and throughout southwestern.Michi-
gan by social workers.
Approximately 240 boys attend each
summer, and are given opportunities
to swim, boat, and participate " in
many types of outdoor sports. The
camp occupies 300 acres near Pat-
terson Lake, approximately 25 miles
from Ann Arbor.
Student Counselors
Counselors for the group are chosen
from among University students, who
are given regular credit for the work
done at the camp. The student pro-
gram has been in effect for the past
nine years, during which the camp
has been under the supervision of
the Institute for Human Adjust-
ment.
"By adopting the Fresh Air Camp
as the Assembly project, we will be
able to help underprivileged children
who benefit from its operation, and
also provide a place where Univer-
sity groups can hold parties, carni-
vals, picnics, and other recreational
activities71 Miss Pettit concluded.

ea gue Council
IPhus To lE xtendh
Hospital Service
Project WiI Take Hotcs,
Eintertainers To Percy Jones,
Women May Petition In Fall
TIhe per onnei com)mitt (' of Lea'gue 1
Council Ieaded by Olive Chernow has
recently len rergan'ited to include
unly hospitac 1 volint ee'r uentcr1 ain-
ment work and has been renanmd the
hcspital service committee.
The purpose of the project will
to 10 take en tcr1 ainmernt and hostes-
ses to Perey Jns Iospital, and var-
ety shots o 11ein0dividual wards
)f the Univcrsity hospital.
Under the sponsorship of Mrs.
IRekema, en tcrtainment chairman,
several groups of forty coeds went
to Percy Jones this year to put
on programs. The shows usually
included dancers, soloists, duets,
and various instrumental numbers.
The women went from ward to
ward putting on the entertain-
ment. The groups went en the av-
erage of once a month this year
and the committee plans to make
many more next year.
Next semester all coeds on campus
may apply to the committee as host-
esses and all men and women will be
welcome 1o petition as entertain-
ers. Auditions and interviews will be
held at the League. Project trans-
portation is supplied by University
busses.
Under the sponsorship of the Hos-
pital Service entertainers recently
visited the tuberculosis ward of Uni-
versity Hospital with an entertain-
ment program. The Service is mak-
ing plans to expand this program
next semester.
Auditions and interviews will al-
so be scheduled to choose people to
participate in this activity next
year. Coeds who are interested in
visiting the amputees of Percy
Jones to talk and play games with
them will be allowed to petition for
the jobs. Women will be picked
according to their congeniality and
enthusiasm.

ALL-AMERICAN BOYS:

By JOYCE JOlNSON
Tlofit (d0sk over on t he far side of
he Dadily with the kibitzeri, s standi-
ing three deep is not an ordinary
bridge game, it's the sports staff
feverishly attending to some of its
more important business.
Aside from cards the sports stall
really does have big problems. One
night they'll have three big confer-
ences to cover and not even enough
space to hold the D.O.B. that the
Edit Staff gives them and then the
next night their page resembles the
wre open spaces and they all get
down on their knees to Edit and
plead for three columns of D.O.B.
Competitive Copy
This is how the associate sports
editor got his nick name . . . Des is
short for Desperate. The only in-
centive employed to turn out copy
is open competition in the race for
accumulating the most by-lines. To
date Walt Klee holds the title but
lately the editors have clamped down
on putting by-lines on the stories
that come over the Associated Press
machine.
Dick Kraus is also on the sports
staff and everyday threatens to write
a story. He's afraid that by doing so
he'll raise the writing standard so
high the rest of the staff won't be
able to keep up with it.
There are, however, some excellent
writers on the sports staff. The bet-
ter copy is always put out by the
ghost who may be seen hovering over
the sports desk late every night.
Writers Ruth Elconin and Alys Geo-

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The fifth annual Wolverine Girls'
State will be held from June 25 to
July 2 on the University campus.
The state is to be attended by ap-
proximately 216 girls who will be
high school seniors this fall. The
project is under the direction of the
American Legion Auxiliary, and girls
are sent from all parts of Michigan.
Each girl is sent by a sponsor-
ing organization from her own
community, with that group paying
her expenses for the week. Quotas
have been set on the basis of popu-
lation for. the various regions of
the state.
Patterned originally after the Boys'
State, the girls' project has been
somewhat modified in organization.
A study of politics and government,
however, is included in the activities
scheduled for the girls.
All those attending will be divided
into groups representing the 13 orig-
inal colonies of the United States.
Government will be based on a sys-
tem of proportional representation
under a self-governing body. Leading
positions will be assigned by a peti-
tioning procedure.
Another feature of the Girls' State
is a complete survey of professions
open to women. Outstanding faculty
members and other Michigan citizens
will give talks on the opportunities
offered by each profession.
Information concerning the pre-

req uisities and education required
for each of the fields will be in-
corporated into the talks, Occu-
pational opportunities in nursing,
home economics, business admin-
istration, teaching, laboratory tech-
nician work, journalism, medicine,
and merchandising will be consid-
ered.
A consultant service has also been
planned where girls who wish to
talk further about various occupa-
tions open to women may discuss op-
portunities and plans for the future.
A recreational program will be set
up, and girls will be taught skills in
several sports, including tennis and
golf. Other opportunities for those
attending the state will include in-
struction in music appreciation, pho-
tography, and sculpturing.
Several types of parties have
been planned so that girls from
the various parts of Michigan may
meet each other and become better
acquainted.
The week's activities in govern-
ment, sports, skills, and recreational
training will be climaxed by an out-
door luncheon on Monday, July 1.
Following the luncheon a mass meet-
ing will be held at the Rackham aud-
itorium.
Two awards are scheduled to be
presented at the meeting. One
honor will be presented for citizen-
ship and the other is to be given on
the basis of recreational activities
and accomplishments. Each girl
attending the state will receive a
certificate of attendance, showing
that she has participated in the
1946 Wolverine Girls' State.
Counselors for the state have been
selected from among the coeds en-
rolled in the recreational leadership
course offered by the University's
Department of Physical Education
for Women.

Will Sponsor
Farewell Hop
The Student Farewell Dance, hon-
oring the graduating seniors, will be
sponsored by the Union Council from
9 p.m. to midnight, Wednesday, June
19 in the Rainbow Room of the
Union.
Although the Farewell Dance is
being presented primarily for the
seniors, anyone still on campus the
last day of finals desiring to relax
is welcome to attend. Tickets may
be purchased before the dance at
the regular price charged for Union
dances.
The music of Bill Layton and his
orchestra will be featured at the in-
formal affair. The orchestra will pre-
sent a program of specialty num-
bers following the farewell theme and
will include the Michigan favorites.
The Student Farewell Dance is
being sponsored as part of the social
activities scheduled for Senior Week.
Graduating Seniors
Will Hold Picnic
Thursday, June 20
A picnic for the graduating seniors
of all colleges will be held at 2 p.m.
Thursday, June 20, at the flats of
the Arboretum.
Because of the difficulty in esti-
mating the number of students who
will attend, Patricia Barrett, literary
college president, has asked all seniors
attending to bring their own picnic
baskets. Cokes will be furnished for
all from the class treasury of the
literary college.
Baseball and horseshoe equipment
will be provided. Seniors may invite
their parents and friends to attend
the picnic. The picnic will be one
of the highlights of senior week.

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Mrs. Norman Thompson of Detroit
recently announced the engagement
of her daughter, Nancy, to Robert
Rabe, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Rabe
of Iowa Falls, Ia.j
Miss Thompson is a senior in the
literary college and is a member of
Kappa Delta. Mr. Rabe is a junior
in the dental school. The wedding
date has been set for Sept. 14.
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Christian C. Gradolph
of Petersburg, Mich., recently an-
nounced the engagement of their'
daughter, Vivian. to Carter Sparks,
son of Mrs. and Mrs. Clifford Sparks
of Jackson.
Miss Gradolph is a senior in the
literary college and is a member of
Kappa Delta. The wedding will take
place June 29 in the Petersburg'
Methodist Church.
Lieut.-Col. and Mrs. James Randall
of Port Huron recently announced
the engagement of their daughter,
Patricia to Major George L. Ross,
son of Mrs. Lee Ross of Fort Thomas,
Kent.
Miss Randall is a senior in the
literary college and is a member of
Delta Delta Delta. The wedding date
has been set for Sept. 3.
** *
Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Good of
Ann Arbor recently announced the
engagement of their daughter, Mar-

tha Ann, to Lieut. Frank Vibrans,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank C. Vib-
rans of Chicago.
Miss Good is a senior in the literary
college and is affiliated with Kappa
Delta. The wedding will take place
in July.
Seniors May Now
Place Applications
For Interne Training
Graduating seniors from the School
of Public Administration may apply
for appointment to internship train-
ing at the National Institute of Pub-
lic Affairs, Washington, D.C.
Every year the National Institute
conducts an internship training pro-
gram from a selectcd group of college
graduates.
The following requirements are
necessary to be eligible for an intern-
ship; The applicant must hold a
bachelor's degree from a recognized
college; he must have achieved a
high scholastic standing; he must be
of good character and have an apti-
tude for leadership; he must be a
citizen of the United States; and he
must have the endorsement of his
college.
A committee on appointments rates
the applications. Personal interviews
will be conducted before final selec-
tions are made.

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ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Division at Catherine
The Rev. Henry Lewis, D.D.. Rector
8:00 A.M.: Holy Communion.
11:00 A.M.: Kindergarten and Nursery, Tatlock
Mall.
11:00 A.M.: Morning Prayer. Children's Sermon
by Dr. Lewis. Closing service of the Junior
Church and collection of tinned food for the
Emergency Food Collection.
4:00 P.M.: Canterbury Picnic. Call the Student
Center, 5790, for reservations and informa-
tion.
During the Week--
Wednesday, 7:15 A.M.: Holy Communion (fol-
lowed by breakfast at the Student Center.
Reservations, 5790.)
Friday, 4:00-6:00 P.M.: Canterbury Club Open
House, Student Center.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
State and William Streets
Minister, Rev. Leonard A. Parr, D.D.
Director of Student Work, Rev. H. L. Pickerill
Ass't Director of Student Work, Miss Patricia
Kelly
Director of Music, Howard B. Farrar
Organist, Howard R. Chase
10:45 A.M.: Kindergarten and Nuresry school.
10:45 A.M.: Public Worship. The subject of
Dr. Parr's sermon will be "Some Chinese
Proverbs."
5:00 P.M.: Congregational-Disciples Student
Guild will meet at the Guild House to go to-
gether to Riverside Park for recreation, sing-
ing. food and worship service led by Rachael
l-iclds.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
1432 Washtenaw
W. P. Lemon and James Van Pernis, Ministers
Frieda Op't Holt Vogan, Director of Music
and Organist.
Gladys T. Davis, Church School Advisor
10:30 A.M.: Church School Summer Session.
Nursery, Beginner, Primary and classes for
older children up to the eighth grade.
10:45 A.M.: Morning Worship. Sermon by Dr.
Lemon, "The Ultimate Religion."
6:00 P.M.: Westminster Guild supper hour.
Communion service and installation of offi-
cers.
STUDENT EVANGELICAL CHAPEL
(Reformed)
218 N. Division at Catherine
Rev. Leonard Verduin, Pastor
10:30 A.M.: Morning Service
7:30 P.M.: Evening Service
MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH
(Disciples of Christ)
Hill and Tappan (24-24-5)
F. E. Zendt, Minister
Mrs. Howard Farrar, Director of Music.
C'ongregational-Disciples Student Guild
Guild House, 438 Maynard Street (5838)
H1. L. Pickerill. Director of Student Work
Patricia Kelly, Associate Director
10:50 A.M.: Morning Worship.
Nursery for children ages 2-8 years.
5:00 P.M.: Guild Sunday Evening Hour. Meet
at Guild House to all go together to Riverside
Park for an evening of recreation, singing,
eating, and worship. Rachel Shields will
lead the Worship Service.
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